Used to refer to a time that is a specified way into the future: these ventures are unlikely to yield much return in the short term
More example sentences
- We are quite happy in principle to secure the long term future of the event.
- In the long term, mankind's very future may depend on what is being done right now in space research.
- This difficulty will impact on the short term future outlook for the sector.
Definition of the long/short/medium term in:
- The US English dictionary